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Carbon Credits on Sale in Madagascar to Preserve Ecosystem

September 17, 2013

WCS is proud to partner with the government of Madagascar on an innovative project to help preserve Makira Natural Park.

Madagascar Gets 'Roadmap' To Conserving Marine Life

February 27, 2012

A study by WCS and partners presents a novel approach for establishing new large-scale protected areas in Madagascar’s waters.

More than 5,700 Got Bugged on Valentine's Day

February 15, 2011

To be precise, 5,707 romantics named a Madagascar hissing cockroach on behalf of their loved ones for Valentine's Day, raising a collective $57,070 to save wildlife and wild places around the world.

Tortoises Approach Final Finish Line

April 6, 2010

Rampant poaching and a growing pet trade direct Madagascar's beautiful radiated tortoises toward extinction.

New Hope for Forests

May 21, 2009

WCS applauds the inclusion of forestry provisions in the American Clean Energy and Security Act, which paves the way to comprehensive climate change policy.

On Sale in Madagascar: Carbon

June 4, 2008

To save Madagascar’s pristine forests and combat climate change, WCS and the government of Madagascar agree to launch a massive carbon sale, totaling more than nine million tons.

Massive Map for Madagascar

April 14, 2008

WCS researchers create an unprecedented study of the island’s wildlife, plants, and climate, mapping the habitat for 2,315 species to pinpoint the best areas for conservation.

A Slow and Steady Decline

February 8, 2008

Madagascar’s turtles and tortoises are vanishing, according to WCS and other groups that met recently in Antananarivo. The conservationists will launch new efforts to protect these living treasures.

Clothing with a Conscience

January 7, 2008

“Conservation cotton” from Africa is making its way onto the backs of U2 fans across the world, thanks to a partnership between Hard Rock International, T-shirt company edun LIVE, and WCS.